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An entity engaged in the transportation of passengers or property by land or water as a common, contract, or private carrier, or by civil aircraft (49 CFR 171.8). (A common carrier is a for-hire carrier that holds itself out to serve the general public at published rates. A contract carrier offers transportation services to certain shippers under contracts that specify charges to be applied, the character of the service, and the time of performance.)

Any person engaged in the transportation of passengers or property as a common, contract, for hire or private carrier, or as a freight forwarder, as those terms are used in Federal statutes and regulations, as amended; or the U.S. Postal Service; or as officers, agents, and employees of such carriers.

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